95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Arts, Social Studies Advocates Want More Classtime.
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State lawmakers and education leaders say high-tech businesses are blooming, so it’s time to focus on educating kids in science, technology, engineering and math – otherwise known as the STEM curriculum. But advocates for the arts, social studies and other courses say the classes shouldn’t be cut to give STEM room to grow. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler has the conclusion of a two-part report.